Community bulletin board: calendar of events
Posted: October 4, 2012
Shenandoah Conservatory presents the musical “Sweet Charity” today through Sunday at the Ohrstrom-Bryant Theatre on the SU campus. Call 540-665-4569. Visit ConservatoryPerforms.org.
The North-South Skirmish Association’s 126th National Skirmish will be held today through Sunday at Fort Shenandoah, 480 Chalybeate Springs Road, Winchester. Admission is free and open to the public.
Used book sale
Friends of the Handley Regional Library used book sale continues from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today through Saturday at the Bowman Library, 871 Tasker Road, Stephens City. Contact 540-662-6046, ext. 31.Friday
First Friday will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday in downtown Winchester.
Bob Larson and Keith Salley will perform at the Eugene B. Smith Gallery.
The Dharma Studio, 142 N. Loudoun St., will be open from 5 to 8 p.m. for its first art market with a portion of the proceeds donated to city elementary schools. Visit winchesteryoga.com.
Civil War Institute
The 17th annual McCormick Civil War Institute will feature a lecture and dinner at 6 p.m. Friday at the Oak Crest Building, 126 N. Kent St., and tour of area battlefields from 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The cost is $75 for the weekend or $35 for Friday, $40 for Saturday and $20 for college students on Saturday. Contact 540-535-3543 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meals on Wheels benefit
Macedonia United Methodist Church will have a benefit concert for Meals on Wheels from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday at the church, U.S. 522 south of Winchester. Freewill offering accepted. Call 540-868-1707.
City Meat Gallery, will host an exhibit, opening Friday, by photographer Robert H. Clark. He will be at the gallery from 6 to 8 p.m, sharing work from his new exhibit “Chasing Light.” The exhibit will continue through Nov. 23. Visit citymeatgallery.com.
A free Carnatic Classical Music Concert begins at 7 p.m. Friday in Goodson Chapel/Recital Hall. A trio playing saxophone, violin and mridangam will perform. Contact Geraldine Kiefer at email@example.com.
Shenandoah Discovery Museum
The Shenandoah Discovery Museum will take part in First Friday with free admission from 5 to 7:30 p.m. and a free movie showing of “Over the Hedge” at dusk on the Loudoun Street Mall in front of the museum — presented in collaboration with the Magic Lantern Theater. Bring a chair or blanket.Saturday
SPCA’s Tails in my Beer Oktoberfest will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Grove’s Winchester Harley-Davidson, 140 Independence Drive, Winchester. Tickets are $12 for adults and free for children 12 and under. Call 540-662-8616.
International Children’s Festival
International Children’s Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the War Memorial Building’s Denny Lee Gymnasium at Jim Barnett Park. It is free and open to elementary students.
Main Street Agriculture
Winchester’s Main Street Agriculture event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday on the Loudoun Street Mall. It is free and open to the public. It will be followed by a wine garden and educational event from 4 to 6 p.m. at The Dancing Goat in the George Washington Hotel, 103 E. Piccadilly St. Contact 540-323-1472 or 804-814-6403.
“Explorations,” a photography exhibit by John P. Lewis, will be on display through Nov. 21 at Barns of Rose Hill, 95 Chalmers Court, Berryville. Admission is free. Call 540-955-2004 or visit barnsofrosehill.org.
Art at the Mill
Art at the Mill show will begin Saturday and run through Oct. 21 at Burwell-Morgan Mill, 15 Tannery Lane, Millwood. The show is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays through Fridays. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and free for students.
Contact 540-955-2600 or go to clarkehistory.org.
Other Side art show
The Other Side of the Tracks Art Show will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday at 147 North on the Loudoun Street Mall. Admission is free. The art will be part of a silent auction that ends at 7 p.m. Proceeds will be split between the artists and C-CAP.
Green Circle 5K
The Green Circle 5K and Kid’s Mile will be held Saturday in front of Daily Grind, 631 W. Jubal Early Drive. The 5K starts at 8:30 a.m., and the first of two Kid’s Mile races will begin at 9:15 a.m.
Pre-registration is available online. Race-day registration and packet pickup starts at 7:30 a.m. in the parking lot. Contact 540-664-2027 or go to facebook.com/winchestergreencircle5k.
Yard, crafts, bake sale
Rest United Methodist Church, Clear Brook, will host an indoor yard and bake sale and crafts bazaar from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the church.
Pork, chicken dinner
Marvin Chapel United Methodist Church will have a pork roast/chicken dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Enders Fire Hall in Berryville. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12.
A pancake supper will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Back Creek Ruritan Building, Mountain Falls. A freewill offering will benefit Mount View United Methodist Women.
Wayside Theatre’s production of “Wait Until Dark” opens Saturday and continues through Nov. 3. Call 540-869-1776.
Shenandoah Area Council Boy Scouts of America Valley Rally Bicycle Ride will begin Saturday in Clear Brook Park and covers 100 miles. Visit valleyrallybikeride.com or call 540-662-2551.
A veterans breakfast meeting will be held at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Golden Corral, Winchester. Contact Jim Alexander at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bake, yard sale
The Women’s Missionary Union will have a bake and yard sale at 8 a.m. Saturday at Greenway Spirit and Word Fellowship Church, 1275 Tasker Road, Stephens City. Proceeds benefit the Food Pantry.
The Mount Pleasant/Lamps United Methodist Church on Wardensville Grade will host a pancake breakfast from 6 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Freewill offering will be taken. Call 540-877-1913.
The Valley Stars 16 baseball team will have a Par 3 Challenge Golf Tournament Saturday at Appleland Sports Center. To register, please call or text 540-533-4478.
Ted Garber concert
Ted Garber will present a concert at 8 p.m. Saturday at Barns of Rose Hill.
Cost is $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Visit barnsofrosehill.org.
Gainesboro Fire and Rescue will have its annual fall dinner from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday at 221 Gainesboro Road. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for 10 and under. Call 540-888-3988 or 540-539-9746.
Kernstown United Methodist Church will have a pancake breakfast at 11 a.m. Saturday at the church, 3239 Valley Pike, Winchester. Tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for ages 10 and under. Call 540-667-7298.
Navy band concert
The Disabled Veterans Committee on Housing will present the U.S. Navy Band Cruisers at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Patsy Cline Theatre at Handley High School. It is free and open to the public. Enter on the Jefferson Street side. Contact 540-877-1252 or email@example.com.
A car show to benefit the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer will be held Sunday at Jim’s General Store, Stephenson. Registration is from 9 a.m. to noon. Contact 540-323-2279.
Pickin’ in the Park
Pickin’ in the Park concert will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday in Clear Brook Park with music kicking off at 1 p.m.
Headlining the festival is the bluegrass band the Grascals. Kids under 8 get into the show for free. Tickets for adults are $20 in advance and $25 at the gate. Tickets can be purchased at Frederick County Parks and Recreation, 107 N. Kent St., the Jordan Springs Market, 741 Jordan Springs Road or at jordanspringsmarket.com.
Greenwood Volunteer Fire and Rescue will have Pancake Day from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. Advance tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for children under 12. Tickets at the door are $7 and $4. Contact 540-662-6996 or 540-667-5813.Tuesday
Emerging Insect Pests
Emerging Insect Pests with Dr. Jim McNeil will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Stimpson Auditorium, Halpin-Harrison Hall, Shenandoah University.
Cost is $8 for FOSA members and $10 for others. Call 540-837-1758, ext. 224.
Web chat with One Book author
A Web chat will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday on The Winchester Star website,winchesterstar.com, with James McPherson, author of the 2012 One Book selection, “For Cause and Comrades.” He will answer questions during that time.